Average Bench: 63.6% (201st of 1137)

Based on 20,894 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 63.6% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 36.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 113Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 304Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 321Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,894 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.4 SC Int 106 117
86.9 SC Float 113 124
84 SC Mixed 109 120
87.5% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
197 QC Int 272 302
221 QC Float 314 346
213 QC Mixed 295 328
66.5% 294 Pts
Min Avg Max
224 MC Int 279 303
257 MC Float 321 347
246 MC Mixed 304 331
45.1% 302 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 307
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 284
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 312
46% 308 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 307
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 282
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 303
46% 304 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 310
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 286
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 313
47% 312 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 97.5
SC Mixed 88.9
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 227
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 224
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 255
37% 250 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,189,987 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $1283 days
OutletPCUS $1466 hrs
NeweggUS $15023 days
EbayUS $17123 mins
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 8,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $482

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 22 months ago.

Poor

9 days ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Excellent

3 days ago.

v tfd


Good

1 day ago.

intel nonthing compaired two intel i series


Good

3 months ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Terrible

4 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Excellent

4 months ago.

excelente rendimiento por el precio


Terrible

13 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

15 months ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

15 months ago.

it low for 4k


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